Mumbai Mahalakshmi Temple – Darshan and Aarti Timings
Mahalakshmi Temple Mumbai timings for Darshan, Aarti, and pooja.
Shri Mahalakshmi Temple is one of the most famous temples in Mumbai located on Bhulabhai Desai Road. The temple is managed by “Shree Mahalakshmi Temple Charities.” Mahalaxmi temple consists idols of three deities of Mahalakshmi , Mahakali and Mahasaraswati. Mahalaxmi is the central deity of Devi Mahatmyam.
Hundreds of devotees visit the Mahalaxmi temple every day. While, on the festival of Navratri, Diwali, and in the month of Margashirsha thousands of devotees comes to visit Mahalaxmi temple as they believe Mahalakshmi Mata gets alive or ‘Jagrut‘ during this time.
Mahalakshmi Temple Darshan Timings
Mahalaxmi Temple is open for Darshan from the morning to 6:00 AM.
The temple closes at night at 10:00 PM.
Mahalakshmi Temple Aarti Timings
Morning Main Aarti – 7:00 AM to 7:20 AM
Dhoop Aarti – 6:30 PM to 7:50 PM
Evening Main Aarti – 7:30 PM to 7:50 PM
Shej Aarti – 10:00 PM
Note – The Timings of Dhoop Aarti differ depending on sunset.
Every day Nivedya is performed at 12:00 PM in the afternoon.
The daily pooja includes Mahapooja, Abhishek, and Archana.
History of Mahalaxmi Temple
The temple was built back in 1785. The history of building the Mahalaxmi temple is connected to the building of Hornby Vellard. Hornby Vellard was built in order to unite all the seven islands of Mumbai. While building Hornby Vellard the sea wall collapsed two times. Then, the builder Prathare Prabhu got dreamed of a statue of Laxmi near Worli. He built the same statue and thus Mahalaxmi Temple was constructed. After, the construction of Mahalaxmi Temple it was possible to build Horny Vellard successfully.
How to reach Mahalaxmi Temple ?
Mahalaxmi Railway Station has located just 1 Km from the Mahalaxmi Temple. So, you can avail any local trains in Mumbai and reach the temple easily.
Mahalaxmi Temple is located close to Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat. So, you can easily reach the entrance of the main temple by auto. You can also reach through the local bus.
Shri Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport has located just 19 km from the Mahalaxmi Temple. So, you can hire a taxi and visit the Mahalaxmi Temple.
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